John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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Flood Watch 2019 (4/6/19)

Categories: Aviation, Home Page News

UND helping the Grand Forks City while coordinating through Northern Plains UAS Test Site to monitor flood activity daily. Great opportunity to give back to community and also benefit students through real-world experiences! Pictures taken by Jordan Krueger , UND senior, UAS instructor and Paul Snyder, Assistant Professor, Director of UAS.  

Dedrone and the University of North Dakota to Advance Counterdrone and Airspace Safety Research PR Release 05/03/18)

Categories: Aviation

Drone detection technology will be installed at UND to secure airspace operations and provide hands-on learning opportunities for the next generation of aviation leaders Dedrone, the market and technology leader in airspace security, announced today a partnership with the University of North Dakota (UND) unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) education program. The installment of Dedrone’s UAS […]

Insitu and University of North Dakota Partner in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Curriculum

Categories: Aviation

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 2, 2018 – Insitu Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, and the University of North Dakota at Grand Forks (UND) today announced significant additions to the university’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) degree program and research enterprise. In conjunction with UND’s 50th Anniversary of Aviation Education and Research, the university […]

Al Frazier recognized for UAS work (University Letter 09/13/16)

Categories: Aviation

The forefront of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) utilization in law enforcement isn’t based in another country or in states such as California or New York. It’s right here in Grand Forks, led by professors with the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences. And now one of those professors has been recognized for his efforts […]

‘Un-manned U’ (By David Dodds, UND Public Affairs – 08/29/16)

Categories: Aviation

UND is the epicenter of a regional engine that’s leading the world in drone innovation, education, training and research UND grad in mechanical engineering Kaci Lemler (right), an employee with Field of View, a UAS-support business, explains how equipment aboard UAS can record and distinguish between living plants and nonliving things. Call it the Valley […]

NASA to highlight opportunities in North Dakota at UAS Summit & Expo (UND Newsletter, 08/23/16)

Categories: Aviation

North Dakota’s role in NASA research aimed at the safe integration of small and large unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the national airspace will be discussed during the 10th Annual UAS Summit & Expo at the Alerus Center. On Tuesday, attendees will hear from John Cavolowsky, director of NASA’s Airspace Operations and Safety Program, and a […]

North Dakota UAS Test Site Announces Contract with NASA

Categories: Aviation

NORTH DAKOTA UAS TEST SITE ANNOUNCES CONTRACT WITH NASA BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today that it has been awarded a five-year contract to support National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) unmanned aircraft systems research. Under this contract the North Dakota Department of Commerce, operating through the Northern Plains UAS Test Site, has […]